[kwlug-disc] VOIP and Direct Detect (offtopic)
ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Fri Feb 19 17:43:39 EST 2010
Good point. Unfortunately, the FD hasn't thought that far ahead: their
dialer is "powered by an electrical outlet".
Nothing a decent UPS can't fix...
On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 17:31 -0500, John Johnson wrote:
> Jason (and other interested parties).
> IMHO The problem I see is that the Linksys SPA-2102 VoIP ATA is not
> line powered, meaning powered from the telephone circuit. This means
> that the local mains, aka hydro power, must be present for the ATA to
> work. In an emergency this might not be the case.
> I would be interested in seeing if the Direct Detect equipment is,
> itself, line powered. Most (if not all) DSL circuits in KW are
> provided by Bell regardless of whether the ISP is Bell or another
> business who is reselling the Bell DSP circuit. I suspect, but I am
> not certain, that whether or not there is telephone service on the
> DSL circuit, that the 48 Volt loop voltage is present on the circuit.
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